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Tana Toraja

4.5 of 5 bubbles 123 reviews
“amazing cultural experience” yula01 Reviewed 16 August 2018
“Toraja village” Beverly W Reviewed 22 July 2018
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It may seem odd to want to visit a place to check out their funerals, but that's what people travel to this spot in South Sulawesi to see - Tana Toraja is famous for its unique hanging cave tombs, traditional Tongkonan houses with their boat-shaped roofs and elaborate funeral rites which include life size wooden effigies and lots of animal sacrifice. The funerals are a public affair though having a guide talk you through the culture is definitely helpful. There's also good trekking around here with beautiful views of hillsides and paddy fields.
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